Before starting the topic, let’s first understand what is Academic Writing
Academic writing is also known as Writing for Education or Scholar Writing. The main aim of Academic Writing is to provide support to the reader’s knowledge & understanding. For an academic writer, it is very important to have a clear purpose behind writing the article. Here, the purpose plays an important role in understanding the psychology of the audience. Not only this, but the purpose also plays an important
Characteristics on which Academic Content Writing rely:
Plan a Structure – Keep the focus on the questions to be answered
Draft an outline with all logical points aligned
Use facts and pieces of evidence to endorse the context (Rational Approach): Most of the Academic Content Writers try to work on the point-of-view. Remember, it’s not the point-of-view that works. Only the facts and evidence work.
Use signalling words: It makes the reader feel connected and familiar with the content.
Here are some of the examples of signalling words:
- To continue information with Sentence: Additionally, Moreover, Furthermore
- Comparison b/w Similar Points: In-comparison, Similar, Similarly
- Showing Viewpoints in Contrasts: Yet, In Contrast, However
- Conclusion or Show Effect: As a result, Consequently, Therefore
- To Emphasize: Particularly, Significantly
- Reflect sequence: First, Second, Finally.
- Content Editing and Proofreading
Always find time to edit the document you have written. We are all humans, we can commit errors. It’s better to go through the content, edit it and proofread it. It helps you eradicate grammatical and punctuation errors.
You can check relevancy of the content and remove what’s irrelevant. Furthermore, it also helps you understand the tone of every single line and how word emphasize on the meaning of the sentence.
Proofreading makes you understand whether the content is functionally sound or not.
- Make a final copy
Here are different types of Academic Writing
- All types of Books & Book Report
- Articles and Essays
- Research Article & Research Paper
- Conference Paper
- Technical Report